OSWEGATCHIE – Shawn M. Thornhill, 36, was charged by state police with second-degree forgery and second-degree criminal impersonation after he allegedly impersonated another person during a vehicle and traffic stop in the Village of Canton June 22.
He was also issued traffic tickets in his name charging him with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and having an unregistered trailer. Thornhill was arraigned in Canton court before Justice Christopher Curley on those charges. He was released under the supervision of probation authorities until his next court date on Oct. 30.
The Heuvelton man was also charged with fifth degree possession of stolen property and second-degree trespass Thursday stemming from a complaint about a stolen cell phone from a camp on the Mackin Road in South Russell.
Thornhill was released with an appearance tickets to appear in Town of Russell Court Nov. 5 to answer the criminal trespass charge and in Town of Oswegatchie Court Nov. 7 on the possession of stolen property charge.